Easy Homemade Hummus

February 6, 2019Sew White
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Hummus is so quick to make at home and will become something you make time and time again. Enjoy my recipe for Easy Homemade Hummus.

Ever since I learned how to make hummus at home I make a lot! It’s so quick and easy, plus it can be updated to include different herbs and ingredients to make it a little more interesting. However classic style is my favourite. I prefer it a little bit chunkier than super smooth but being made at home means you can create it to your favourite consistency.

Step by step how to make Easy Homemade Hummus

1) To make hummus at home you only need 6 ingredients. Chickpeas, tahini, salt, garlic, olive oil and a lemon. Plus paprika to sprinkle on top if you want.

2) Drain the chickpeas and keep the water they were in aside. Add them to the blender.

3) Add the olive oil, salt, peeled garlic, lemon juice and tahini in to the blender to the chickpeas. I used my froothie blender as it is super powerful and the settings make it easy to control to create the perfect consistency.

4) Whizz up in the blender! Add a little extra of the chickpea water or olive oil if you want a smoother and runnier consistency.

5) Pour it out into a bowl and add a few spare chickpeas for decoration and then sprinkle with paprika and an extra drizzle of oil. Enjoy straight away with hot flatbread.

Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe in full

Easy Homemade Hummus

Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Sisley White


  • 400 g tin of chickpeas Make sure to keep the liquid from the tins when you drain
  • 2 teaspoons tahini
  • 2 small cloves of garlic
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • paprika (optional)


  1. Drain the chickpeas from the tin but keep the liquid for later. Rinse the chickpeas and keep a few chickpeas aside for decorations.

  2. Add the chickpeas into the blender along with 4 tablespoons of the chickpea water.

  3. Add the tahini, peeled garlic cloves, salt, extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon juice.

  4. Blend until smooth. If it's still a bit thick add a little extra chickpea water and oil to get the consistency you want.

  5. Spoon into a bowl and add the reserved chickpeas as decoration. Sprinkle with paprika and drizzle with extra olive oil. Serve straight away and enjoy.

Homemade hummus is a delicious thing to add to a homemade glow bowl. To make your own rainbow salad which goes really well in a glow bowl click here to be taken to my Easy Vegan Rainbow Salad Recipe.

Happy Hummus day!

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